Verboticism: Petscrow

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Petscrow

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtskɹoʊ/

Sentence: When her father's estate was placed in petscrow to take care of his favorite mouse for the remainder of its brief life, she thanked her stars that he hadn't left anything to his tortoise.

Etymology: From pet + escrow

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